Lorna Simpson

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Topics: Photography
INSPIRATION/APPROPRIATION Directions: Select a photographer/artist whose work appeals to you visually and emotionally.
Study the photographer’s work, read about his or her background and answer the following questions and incorporate them into your powerpoint presentation. Make sure there are 20 slides of which at least 10 different examples of the artist’s photographs AND ALL INFORMATION MUST HAVE LEGITIMATE SOURCES. 1. NAME OF PHOTOGRAPHER: Lorna Simpson
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2. DATE OF BIRTH:August 13, 1960 DATE OF DEATH: ­
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3. COUNTRY OF BIRTH: Brooklyn, New York, USA. COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: US "Biography ­ Lorna Simpson Studio." 2008. 21 Mar. 2014
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4. TRAINING (PHOTOGRAPHIC OR OTHERWISE): went to high school at the High School of
Art and Design. She earned her BFA in photography from the School of Visual arts in NY, she studied painting but switched to photography before getting her BFA. She also earned her MFA from the University of California in San Diego.
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"Lorna Simpson: Works on Paper | Aspen Art Museum." 2013. 25 Mar. 2014
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5. TYPICAL SUBJECT MATTER: The subjects of Lorna Simpson’s photography are the racial differences, identity,

"Lorna Simpson | Artist Bio and Art for Sale | Artspace." 2012. 25 Mar. 2014
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"Biography ­ Lorna Simpson Studio." 2008. 21 Mar. 2014
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6. DESCRIPTION OF PHOTOGRAPHIC STYLE (from a newspaper article or critic or the photographer). “ her large­scale

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